The Old Church is a not for profit company, limited by guarantee. The directors are:

Andrew Hudson


Andrew Hudson has been Chair of the Management Committee since 2012. After a career in the public services, he now has some non-executive roles, including at Circle Housing and Volunteering Matters, and locally is Chair of Hackney Winter Night Shelter. Andrew is standing down as Chair from October 2017.

Rob Abercrombie

Rob is a charity impact executive with experience in community development.

Dilly Baker

Dilly is Rector of St Mary’s Church

Shehani Fernando

Shehani is a journalist and filmmaker.

Jeremy Gibbs

Treasurer. Jeremy is a banking executive with a long interest in the arts.

Liz Peltz

Liz is a copywriter and communications professional.

Anji Pierce

Anji is a TV Production executive. She will take on the role of Vice-chair from October 2017.

Sarah Robson

Sarah is a former IT Manager in the third sector, and a founder of The Old Church project.

Rachel Tyson

Rachel is an executive producer in West End theatre.

Symeon Ververidis

Symeon is an archive development officer, and Clore Fellow. Symeon is Chair-elect and will take over from Andrew Hudson in October 2017.